Train Your Staff with Award Winning Epica Health & Safety and SafetyMate™ their Learning Management System

Epica Health & Safety offer a comprehensive suite of training and qualifications in health, safety and environmental management. Epica Health & Safety e-learning courses cover everything you’re likely to need to look after your employees and manage compliance training. All e-learning courses are accredited by British Safety Council.

Our e-learning courses have been purpose-built by experts in health and safety and learning technologies, and are easy to understand, clear and concise. They ask candidates to work through units, carrying out exercises with short tests following each unit. Candidates cannot progress until learning is shown through the exercises and testing. A formal test is carried out at the end of the course for a pass mark to gain the qualification.

All their health and safety courses, classroom and e-learning, can be booked online via SafetyMate™, Epica Health & Safety’s online management system that can manage payments, certificates and renewals.

SafetyMate™ is an industry-leading training platform which automates your learning administration, helps you to manage risks and meet your legal obligations. SafetyMate™ keeps logs of all your employees training records, certificates and expiry dates. When it is time to renew SafetyMate™ will alert you, and our secure booking process makes it easy for you to book onto our next available health and safety training course.

Each e-learning course is £20 per person excluding VAT. If you are interested in buying bundles for larger numbers of staff please contact the office directly on 0151 448 7940 or enquiries@epica.org.uk

E-Learning Avoiding Slips and Trips – More Info / Book

The aim: The aim of the course is to help employers and employees reduce slip and trip accidents in the work-place.

Learning outcomes: On completion of the course learners will know how to: 1. Identify slip and trip hazards in workplaces 2. Avoid creating slip and trip hazards in the workplace 3. Manage slip and trip hazards in the workplace 4. Assist employers with complying with their legal duties.

Who the course is for: This awareness course is suitable for everyone in the workplace. It will help managers and supervisors to manage the risk of slips and trips and it will show employees how to avoid accidents.

E-Learning Driver Safety Awareness – More Info / Book

The aim: The aim of this course is to reduce accidents relating to driving to work.

Learning outcomes: On completion of the course learners will know how to: Drive in accordance with the Highway Code and legal requirements. Check a vehicle for road-worthiness before a long journey Plan a journey safely and organise breaks to reduce the risks from fatigue Manage road incidents and emergencies

Who the course is for: This course is suitable for all people who may be asked to drive for work, whether using company transport or their own. The course is aimed primarily at the driver although any person who manages or organises driving activities will also find it useful.

E-Learning Environmental Awareness – More Info / Book

The aim of the course is to provide employees with the knowledge and information required to prevent environmental harm from workplace activities.

Learning Outcomes: On completion of the course delegates should be able to:  Explain what is meant by “Environment” Outline ways in which organisations and individuals can harm the environment Describe the benefits of good environmental management Outline the ways in which organisations and individuals can help to reduce the harm to the environment

Who the course is for: Everyone. We all need to play our part in helping to reduce the negative impacts on the environment from our workplace activities.  This awareness course is therefore suitable for everyone – at all levels – in the workplace.

E-Learning Fire Safety – More Info / Book

The aim: The aim of the course is to prevent fires in the workplace and to save life in the event of a fire.

Learning outcomes: On completion of the course learners will know how to: Avoid starting a fire Identify fire hazards in the workplace and to report fire safety concerns Behave when discovering a fire or hearing the fire alarm Comply with emergency evacuation procedures.

Who the course is for: This course is suitable for everyone in the workplace. Employees, Supervisors, Managers and Directors will all benefit from this fire safety awareness course.

E-Learning Fire Warden at Work – More Info / Book

The aim: The aim of the course is to provide fire wardens with the knowledge and understanding of fire safety that they need to successfully carry out their duties.

Learning outcomes: On completion of the course learners will know: how and why fires start and how they spread through buildings. The principles of fire prevention and fire protection including detection and alarm, means of escape, means for fighting a fire and emergency evacuation arrangements.  Functions of a fire warden is included detailing the typical functions of a fire warden including assisting with fire risk assessments, carrying out fire safety inspections and helping with emergency evacuations.  Learners follow the story of a fire warden as she reacts to hearing an alarm.

Who the course is for: This course is suitable for anyone who acts as a fire warden (or fire marshal) at work.

E-Learning Health and Safety for DSE Users – More Info / Book

The aim: The aim of the course is to help display screen users reduce the risk of harm from using computers at work.

Learning outcomes: On completion of the course learners will know how to: Recognise early signs of problems in their health from DSE use Report problems and concerns regarding their equipment or its use Adjust the whole workstation to find the most comfortable and ergonomically correct working position Organise and carry out their work safely

Who the course is for:  Everyone in the workplace who uses computers. Although primarily aimed at those who habitually use DSE as a significant part of their work, it will benefit all those who use computers to undertake some part of their work.

E-Learning Health & Safety for Managers – More Info / Book

The aim of the course is to provide managers with the knowledge and information required to manage the risks to workers’ health and safety.

Learning Outcomes: On completion of the course delegates should be able to:  Outline the legal responsibilities for employers and employees in workplaces Outline the reasons for managing the health and safety of people at work Describe common hazards found in the workplace Describe a basic risk assessment process Outline the main responsibilities of line and project managers

Who the course is for: All line and project managers who have some responsibility for managing the health and safety of others in the workplace.

E-Learning Manual Handling – More Info / Book

The aim: The aim of the course is to prevent injuries to employees from manual handling activities.

Learning outcomes: On completion of the course learners will know how to: Organise tasks to avoid manual handling where there is a significant risk of injury Use mechanical handling equipment to reduce the risk of injury from handling loads Store items in a way that assists safe handling practices Carry out manual handling activities safely.

Who is the course for: Everyone in the workplace who undertakes any form of manual handling as part of their work. This would include all workers engaged in lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling or carrying of loads.

E-Learning Personal Safety – More Info / Book

The aim of the course is to provide an introduction to the issues around violence at work and explain how to deal with it safely and effectively to maintain personal safety while working.

Learning Outcomes: On completion of the course delegates should be able to:  Outline the legal responsibilities for employees in workplaces in relation to personal safety Explain what is meant by “Violence at work” Recognise risk factors and signs of imminent threat Outline measures that can be taken to reduce the risk of harm from violence

Who the course is for: All line and project managers who have some responsibility for managing the health and safety of others in the workplace.

E-Learning Stress Management – More Info / Book

The aim: The course is intended to provide employees with the necessary information to be able to reduce and manage their own stress.

Learning outcomes: On completion of the course learners will be able to: Recognise their own workplace and home-based stressors Recognise when their personal pressure becomes too much to cope with Take action to reduce the risk of harm from stress Notify someone when they feel that they are not able to cope with the pressure placed on them.

Who the course is for: Employees of all levels within an organisation.

E-Learning Working with Hazardous Substances – More Info / Book

The aim: The aim of the course is to provide employees with the knowledge and information required to prevent harm from exposure to hazardous substances.

Learning outcomes: On completion of the course learners will know how to: Identify hazardous substances and assess the risks from exposure Prevent or reduce the risk of harm from using or being exposed to hazardous substances Apply a hierarchical approach to controlling risks from storing, using and disposing of hazardous substances Select and use the most appropriate personal protection for the task.

Who the course is for: This awareness course is suitable for everyone in the workplace who works with, or comes into contact with hazardous substances. It is primarily aimed at the employee but managers and supervisors will also find it useful to help manage the risks.

E-Learning Working at Height – More Info / Book

The aim: The aim of the course is to provide people who work at height with sufficient information to be able to plan and manage the tasks safely.

Learning outcomes: Upon completion of the course, learners will know how to: Implement strategies to avoid having to work at height if possible Prevent falls from height Minimise the consequences of a fall from height Comply with personal legal duties Select the most appropriate access and working equipment for the task.

Who the course is for: This awareness course is suitable for all people who are required to work at height. This course provides a basic awareness of the risks from working at height, as well as practical ways to prevent falls from height.

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